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  • Writ challenging legality of Article 70 rejected

    The High Court (HC) rejects a writ petition that challenged legality of Article 70 of the Constitution which deals with the cancellation of membership of a lawmaker for voting against his or her political party.

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    High Court weighs in

    With all the government steps to stop question leak in the ongoing SSC exams turning out to be futile, several leakers now mock Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, posting images of leaked question papers on Facebook.

  • Allow book stalls to accept all modes of payment: HC

    The High Court directs the authorities concerned of Bangla Academy, which organises the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, to allow its stall owners to accept payments from the customers and consumers using all methods of payment including online and mobile phone.

  • Writ seeks 10% freedom fighter seat at House

    A rights organisation files a writ petition with the High Court seeking 10 percent seat for the freedom fighters in the parliament and local government institutions.

  • HC grants bail to Zainul, asks cops not to harass Khokon

    The High Court grants anticipatory bail to Supreme Court Bar Association President and BNP Vice Chairman Advocate Zainul Abedin in three separate criminal cases.

  • HC rejects writ petition over vacant CJ post

    The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition filed challenging the legality of keeping the post of chief justice vacant.

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    Was the UNO blind while sentencing?

    The High Court yesterday expressed strong resentment over the sentencing of a person by a mobile court when the man was already in police custody.

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    HC dissatisfied as mobile court punishes man in police custody

    The High Court (HC) expresses strong dissatisfaction over the incident of sentencing a man to eight months imprisonment through a mobile court when he was in police custody last year.

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    Contempt of court rule issued against BB governor, 5 others

    The High Court issues a contempt of court rule against the Bangladesh Bank governor, finance secretary and four others for not complying with its last year directive regarding payment of Fixed Deposit Receipt (FDR) money to a businessman.

  • HC to re-hear petition on house rent

    The High Court will now rehear the 2010 writ petition that had sought its directives on the government for strict enforcement of the House Rent Control Act to prevent the capital's house owners from raising rents arbitrarily.

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    Jessore Road: Tree felling halted for 6 months

    The High Court yesterday halted the felling of century-old trees along the Jessore-Benapole road following protests against a government decision to cut them down.

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    HC to decide fate of DNCC polls today

    The High Court is set today to deliver an order on two writ petitions filed yesterday seeking a stay on the process of holding the

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    Draft on amendment of Children Act placed to HC

    The law ministry submits to the High Court a draft on the amendment of the Children Act, 2013 incorporating a provision for the police to prepare separate inquiry or investigation reports of an offence in which an adult and a child are involved.

  • Bangladesh Protidin editor, publisher get bail in defamation case

    The High Court grants an anticipatory bail to Bangla daily Bangladesh Protidin Editor Naem Nizam and its Publisher Moynal Hossain Chowdhury in a defamation case.

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    A puzzling punishment

    In a blatant violation of the law, a man has been punished by a mobile court when he was in police custody, and the High Court has summoned the executive magistrate and the police officials involved to explain why.

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    HC summons Lohagara UNO, 3 cops

    The High Court summons the upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Lohagara upazila in Chittagong and three police officers concerned to appear before it on January 28 for allegedly sentencing a man to eight months’ imprisonment through a mobile court in October last year while he was in custody.

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    HC restrains Uttara Adhunik Medical College’s authority

    The High Court issues an injunction restraining the authorities concerned of Uttara Adhunik Medical College from undertaking any academic and other activities of 57 students who were admitted on “first come first served” basis.

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    Writ seeking compulsory observance of 8 days rejected

    The High Court rejects a writ petition seeking its order on the authorities concerned to ensure that eight particular days are observed by all political parties and citizens.

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    Recruitment Process: HC stays tests at 3 state-run banks

    The High Court yesterday stayed the January 12 recruitment tests for senior officers, officers and cash officers in three state-run banks -- Sonali, Rupali and Janata.

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    NTRCA registration test: Prepare merit list of candidates

    The High Court today directs the government to prepare a merit list of the candidates who have passed the registration test for appointment as teachers to private schools and colleges.

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    Demolish illegal structures along foreshore of Turag: HC

    The High Court directs the authorities concerned to demolish the structures set up illegally along the foreshore of the Turag River at different places in Gazipur.

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    No extra fees for SSC, HSC exams: HC

    The High Court rules that no educational institution can charge additional fees from the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) candidates to let them sit for the public examinations.

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    Patuakhali quack lands in jail after surrender

    The High Court hands over Rajon Das, an alleged quack of Patuakhali who administered a surgery and left cotton inside the belly of a patient, to police after he surrendered.

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    Jailing ex-civil surgeon: Laxmipur ADC made OSD

    Laxmipur Additional Deputy Commissioner Sheikh Murshidul Islam has been made officer on special duty (OSD) over the incident of sentencing a former acting civil surgeon through a mobile court.

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    Prepare action plan to save Dhaka’s 50 canals: HC

    The High Court directs the government to prepare an action plan for recovering 50 canals under the two city corporations of Dhaka by demarcating areas as per their original flow from encroachment.

  • Tareque Masud: HC ‘to finish’ delivering verdict Sunday

    The High Court is likely to finish Sunday delivering verdict on a case seeking Tk 9.94 crore as compensation for the demise of filmmaker Tareque Masud in a road accident in 2011.

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    BDR carnage case verdict proceedings roll into tomorrow

    The High Court continues delivering judgment on the death reference and appeals in the BDR carnage case.

  • HC's order against holding deceased's body

    The High Court on Sunday ordered hospitals and clinics not to hold any deceased's body to realise treatment costs. It also directed the health secretary and the director general of the Directorate General of Health Services to issue a

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    Hosuewife Shammi murder: HC summons forensic doctor

    The High Court summons Dr Sohel Mahmud, head of forensic medicine department at Dhaka Medical College, to appear before it on December 3 to hear his statement about the postmortem of Shamima Laila Arjumanna Khan Shammi.

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    Don't hold bodies for unpaid bills

    The High Court yesterday ordered hospitals and clinics not to hold any deceased's body if his or her family fails to pay the medical bill.